a combining form meaning “two,” “two at a time,” used in the formation of compound words: binary; binocular.
How To Use ParallelismsWhen writers use very similar wording across several sentences or lines of poetry, it’s known as parallel sentence structure. Doing this creates rhythm and balance. Parallel sentence structures are also known as parallelisms. Simple parallelisms may be as short as words or phrases. More complex ones may combine entire clauses or sentences. Parallel sentence structures can highlight aspects of stories and poems in many ways. …
Origin of bin-
combining form of Latin bīnī two each, by twos
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British Dictionary definitions for bin-
a variant, esp before a vowel, of bi- 1 binocular
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Medicine definitions for bin-
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